Foot Soldiers of the New World Order: The Rise of the Corporate Military
Mercenaries are outlawed under Article 47 of the Geneva Convention. In December 1994 the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 49/150 urging all nations ‘to take the necessary steps and to exercise the utmost vigilance against the menace posed by the activities of mercenaries’. The un International Convention Against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries has been signed or ratified by twenty-one counrties.
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